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NASCAR suspends Denny Hamlin's crew chief six races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection after his third-place finish at Indianapolis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-29/nascar-suspends-denny-haml
Jeff Gordon on track for fifth title

...dominating, you kind of lose the motivation," Gordon said.But he is inspired by the work ethic and dedication of crew chief Alan Gustafson, and fears being "the weak link" of the race team. He also is motivated to share his success with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-28/jeff-gordon-track-fifth-ti
Impromptu kiss by Dale Jarrett has become an Indy tradition

...to the Indianapolis 500. Back in '96, Jarrett and crew chief Todd Parrott kneeled down and planted a big ol' kiss...forgot about sealing the win with a kiss.Like a good crew chief, Parrott again made the right call."Todd grabbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-24/impromptu-kiss-dale-jarret
Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief won't change his mind about leaving

...long time, if ever, since Steve Letarte has had this much fun. Last Sunday's win by Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the crew chief's second of the year, and it essentially locked the sport's most popular driver into the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-11/earnhardt-jrs-crew-chief-w
Some big names haven't made the Sprint Cup Championship yet

...now, as a team, we need to show up each weekend, and put full weekends together; from myself to Kenny (Francis, crew chief) to everybody on our team," Kahne said. "We just need to step up, and if we do that, I feel like yes, there is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/some-big-names-havent-made
Homer in ninth lifts GreenJackets past Sand Gnats

...Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway.Crew chief Daniel Knost was fined $10,000 on Tuesday because the track bar on Busch's Chevrolet exceeded the maximum separation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-08/homer-ninth-lifts-greenjackets-pa
Brad Keselowski 'not content' with strong start

...together either by will or circumstance."Performances like (Saturday), sometimes they're few and far between," crew chief Paul Wolfe said. "We'll continue to work hard to put together cars like this every weekend, and this is the type...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-29/brad-keselowski-not-conten
Quick turnarounds are vital on pit road for Sprint Cup Series teams

...He finished second.Carl Edwards won at Sonoma by sticking to a strategy that was developed long before the race. Crew chief Jimmy Fennig decided to make only two pit stops, while most teams counted on three.Edwards made his final stop on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-25/quick-turnarounds-are-vita
Jarrett's crew chief grows into role of champion

...quiet smile. Todd Parrott, the crew chief on Jarrett's No. 88 Ford Quality...biggest honor before, but not as a crew chief. He was a chassis specialist in...just finished his fourth year as a crew chief, all of them at Robert Yates Racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/03/oth_276574.shtml
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NASCAR notebook: Rudd hoping new crew chief will bring new fortunes, too

...Virginia native Ricky Rudd is hoping crew chief Michael McSwain will help get his...said of McSwain, who resigned as crew chief for Rick Mast last week. "He knows...Johnny Benson's Winston Cup team as crew chief after a year as the car chief for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/15/oth_261480.shtml
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